gigantic effort

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  • Each move of this gigantic effort had been thought out well in advance. Cited from The Boy Allies At Verdun, by Clair W. Hayes
  • He made a gigantic effort to shout, though he could scarcely hear his own voice. Cited from The Stolen Singer, by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  • By gigantic effort he lifted the stone and moved it about six inches. Cited from The Rainbow Trail, by Zane Grey
  • One hundred years ago a gigantic effort, of all the good men of the world, might have saved society. Cited from Caesar's Column, by Ignatius Donnelly
  • Yet still, by a gigantic effort, he stood firm, and even planted a blow. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • It was as though he wished to punish himself by his gigantic efforts. Cited from Garman and Worse, by Alexander Lange Kielland
  • Soult had determined to make a gigantic effort to drive us back into Spain. Cited from Reminiscences of Captain Gronow, by Captain Gronow
  • The queen made gigantic efforts to drive the French from the Netherlands. Cited from The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power, by John S. C. Abbott
  • With a gigantic effort he writhed himself free from their hold. Cited from Rosa Mundi and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • With great leaps and gigantic effort, he made for the open beach. Cited from The Tidal Wave and Other Stories, by Ethel May Dell
  • His throat was working spasmodically, the words seemed to come with gigantic effort. Cited from Charles Rex, by Ethel M. Dell
  • It is difficult to realize what gigantic efforts America was putting forth. Cited from Winning a Cause, by John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
  • I did not know then as I know now that I am a slow grower, even when making gigantic effort. Cited from Lazarre, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • As part of this gigantic effort, data sets will be improved, which are also needed for real time loss assessments.
  • A steady and gigantic effort was necessary to be made or the great Reformation would die by its own hand. Cited from History of Rationalism, by John F. Hurst
  • These gigantic efforts proving to be fruitless, she sat down on the grass and looked at them. Cited from Men, Women, and Ghosts, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • He burdened her with his gigantic efforts to keep her from burdens. Cited from The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight, by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • She made a gigantic effort to summon her forgotten German. Cited from Fanny Herself, by Edna Ferber
  • Smith made gigantic efforts to distribute the papers early, and he got them into the country many hours before the ordinary mails would have taken them. Cited from Beneath the Banner, by F. J. Cross
  • The words were hardly out of his mouth when Liza, with a gigantic effort, raised her foot and kicked off his hat. Cited from Liza of Lambeth, by W. Somerset Maugham
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